The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for February 17, 19 and 20, 2011
Thursday, February 17 at 10AM US Central time: James Petras
Petras is Binghamton University, New York Professor Emeritus, a noted figure on the left, a well-respected Latin American expert, and longtime chronicler of the region’s popular struggles.
He’s also a consummate scholar and prolific writer of hundreds of articles and dozens of books, including his latest titled, “War Crimes in Gaza and the Zionist Fifth Column in America.”
Major world and national events will be discussed, including prospects from Middle East uprisings.
Saturday, February 19 at noon US Central time: Ellen Brown
Brown is a civil litigation attorney, author, and frequent writer on financial issues. A new edition of her important book, “Web of Debt,” is a brilliant analysis of the private banking system, how it usurped money creation power, and how we can get it back.
Brown also heads the Public Banking Institute (PBI), an initiative to return money power to the people where it belongs.
Brown’s latest writing will be discussed.
Sunday, February 20 at noon US Central time: Immanuel Wallerstein
Wallerstein is a Yale University Senior Research Scholar, focusing on three domains of world systems analysis – the historical development of modern world systems, the structures of knowledge, and the contemporary crisis of the capitalist world economy.
His latest views and analysis will be discussed, including on Middle East events.